3ds Max: 3D Graphic Software

Autodesk 3DS Max 2016

Create stunning animation, models, and images worthy of the big screen with 3ds Max. This 3D graphic software also comes equipped with shaders, dynamic simulation, particle systems, radiosity, normal map creation and rendering, global illumination, a customizable user interface, and its own scripting language.

Autodesk 3ds Max 2016 software is supported on the following 64-bit operating systems and at a minimum, requires a system with the following 64-bit hardware:


Operating System

Microsoft® Windows® 7 (SP1), Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 Professional operating system


Autodesk recommends the latest version of the following web browsers for access to online supplemental content:

  • Apple® Safari®
  • Google Chrome™
  • Microsoft® Internet Explorer®
  • Mozilla® Firefox®



64-bit Intel® or AMD® multi-core processor

Graphics Hardware

Refer to 3ds Max Certified Hardware for a detailed list of recommended systems and graphics cards


4 GB of RAM (8 GB recommended)

Disk Space

6 GB of free disk space for install

Pointing Device

Three-button mouse